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ŮingholtsstrŠti 13

 
 
ŮingholtsstrŠti 13 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 18, 2018
1. ŮingholtsstrŠti 13 Marker
The marker is particularly difficult to read here because the angle of the sun is such that the semi-translucent letters obscure the shadows of the letters in the succeeding row, rendering both rows near-illegible.
Inscription.
Borgarstjˇrinn Ý ReykjavÝk

veitti ■essu h˙si vi­urkenningu ßri­ 2010
vegna vel ger­ra endurbˇta.

H˙si­ var reist ßri­ 1876 og fri­a­ ßri­ 1974.
H˙si­ telst til Ýb˙­arh˙sa af dansk Ýslenskri ger­
og er hluti af einni merkilegur og fegurstu
g÷tumynd ReykjavÝkurborgar.

(English translation:)

The Mayor of Reykjavik granted this house recognition in 2010 due to a well-done improvement.

The house was built in 1876 and was restored in 1974.

The house is considered to be a house of Danish Icelandic type and is part of one of the most remarkable and beautiful streetscapes in the city of ReykjavÝk.
 
Location. 64° 8.749′ N, 21° 56.104′ W. Marker is in Reykjavik, Capital Region H÷fu­borgarsvŠ­i. Marker is on ŮingholtsstrŠti just south of BankastrŠti, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: ŮingholtsstrŠti 13, Reykjavik, Capital Region H÷fu­borgarsvŠ­i 101, Iceland.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Torfhildur Hˇlm (within shouting distance of this marker);

ŮingholtsstrŠti 13 and Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 18, 2018
2. ŮingholtsstrŠti 13 and Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible at the far end of the yellow house, above the black car.
LandlŠknih˙si­ (within shouting distance of this marker); Bankastraeti 10 (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Gimli (about 120 meters away); BakarÝi­ / Bakery (about 120 meters away); Laugavegur (about 120 meters away); Bernh÷ftstorfan / Bernh÷ft's Sward (about 150 meters away); The Mothers' Garden / MŠ­ragar­urinn (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reykjavik.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 4, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 68 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 4, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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